‘Soul Patch Bandit’ hits bank in Colonial Heights

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities are searching for the suspect who robbed a bank in Colonial Heights Monday afternoon and may be responsible for three additional bank robberies in the Metro Richmond area.

According to police, the suspect entered the Union First Market Bank located at 3107 Boulevard Suite 15 shortly before 12:30 p.m. and handed a note to the teller that demanded money and advised he had a gun. He then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect, who the FBI has named the ‘Soul Patch Bandit,’ is described as a 6-foot-1 or 6-foot-2 white male in his 20s with a thin build. He has a thin mustache, beard and goatee and was last seen wearing a black and red ball cap, dark hoodie, black rimmed glasses and a watch with a brown band.

A joint investigation is being conducted by the Colonial Heights Police Department and FBI Bank Robbery Task Force.

Anyone with information to contact the Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at (804)748-0600 or the Colonial Heights Police Department at (804)520-9300.

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